Dr. Laurie Marker and noted wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas have teamed up to bring you the most intimate portrait yet of the world's fastest land animal, the cheetah. For the first time, Dr. Marker shares the story of the cheetah's race against extinction, illustrated with some of the rarest and most beautiful images yet of the wild cheetah. The Cheetah Conservation Fund’s mission is to be the internationally recognized center of excellence in the conservation of cheetahs and their ecosystems. CCF will work with all stakeholders to develop best practices in research, education, and land use to benefit all species, including people. CCF is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Namibia, with operations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Italy and the United Kingdom, and partner organizations in several other nations. Your purchase of this item helps support CCF and all the work they do to save cheetahs in the wild.